Any good university educates its students. But a great university—a university with monumental impact and a tradition of intellectual leadership—does more. It transforms lives on a grand scale.
Or, as we like to say, what starts here changes the world.
Since 1883, students from across Texas and around the world have come to The University of Texas at Austin to seek challenges and open doors to the future. Graduate students choose the university for its reputation for academic excellence, its commitment to research and teaching, and its location. They also choose it for the diversity—in all its forms—evident on campus, and for which Austin is famous.
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the world’s leading research universities, supporting cutting-edge research in all disciplines and offering more than 200 dedicated research units and centers, ranging from the Texas Advanced Computing Center to the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies. It’s all done with an eye toward excellence.
Life in Austin is like no other. Experience live music, film and art, take a dip in the spring-fed waters of Barton Springs Pool or a hike along the Greenbelt, enjoy year-round sunshine and sample some of the best food in Texas.
The University of Texas at Austin is big and bold. But it's also a place where graduate students find themselves, both in the classroom and in our unique, keepin'-it-weird community
Come visit the Forty Acres and see our beautiful campus for yourself. Take a tour, connect with faculty, and visit our world-class resources, libraries and labs.
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UT Austin is one of the most diverse campuses in the nation with more than 52,000 students from all 50 states and 123 countries.
UT Austin is home to dozens of museums, libraries, centers, institutes and special venues spread across the campus and the city.